[Dr. Aaron Lerner - IMRA: a convoy of medical supplies inspected by Egypt
before reaching the Gaza Strip qualifies to be termed "a new page of the
Jihad against the occupation of the Palestinian territories" ? ]
“Miles of Smiles 13” convoy arrives in Gaza
Al Qassam website- Gaza- "Miles of Smiles 13" aid convoy crossed Rafah
border into Gaza on Sunday evening led by the head of the Jordanian branch
of the Muslim brotherhood Sheikh Hammam Saeed.
PIC reporter stated that the convoy includes 110 human rights activists most
of them are Islamic movements’ leaders and the Arab spring leaders from 17
Arab countries carrying 10 tons of medical supplies to the hospitals in the
besieged strip. They were received by Deputy Prime Minister of the
Palestinian government in Gaza Mohammad Awadh and several Palestinian MPs
and leaders of Hamas movement.
During a press conference on the Palestinian side of the border, Sheikh
Saeed said that "the arrival of the convoy is a new page of the Jihad
against the occupation of the Palestinian territories," confirming that "the
occupation is doomed and Palestine will definitely rise again".
For his part, Sheikh Hamza Mansoor, the secretary-general of the Islamic
Action Front in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, said that the convoy
carries a solidarity message to support the besieged people in Gaza and to
demand an end to the unfair siege imposed on them, stating that the convoy's
visit will last for a week during which the Jordanian delegation will meet
with Palestinian figures.
Dr. Essam Youssef, the convoy's General Director, said that the convoy
included Islamic leaderships and figures from the Arab spring representing
17 Arab countries including Lebanon, Tunisia, Libya, Jordan. They all came
to support the Palestinian cause and to confirm that the occupation will